Kristin Chenoweth Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


2nd August 2016

Fact: Kristin Chenoweth is set to have a reunion with her Descendants daughter Dove Cameron - the Disney star has been cast to play the actress' offspring once again in the upcoming Hairspray Live! TV event. Dove will play mean girl Amber Von Tussle while Tony winner Kristin takes on her snobbish stage mum Velma Von Tussle. Hairspray Live will air in the U.S. on 7 December (16).


26th August 2015

Quote: "My own voice annoys me... I haven't sucked helium; this is how I sound... I would love to sound like Demi Moore. Demi Moore, to me, has the most beautiful (voice) - it's sort of raspy and hoarsey." Former Glee star Kristin Chenoweth wishes she could talk like DEMI MOORE.


14th July 2015

Fact: Kristin Chenoweth is to be honoured with the 2,555th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Comedienne and actress Carol Burnett and moviemaker and choreographer Kenny Ortega will help induct the singer/actress on 24 July (15).


17th March 2015

Quote: "With my first money I bought Madeline, my gorgeous little Maltese, who's named for my idol Madeline Kahn. And I bought a pink doggy car set. Maddie likes the front seat with the window down." Actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth used her first acting pay cheque to purchase her beloved pooch.


2nd February 2015

Quote: "I feel like I sound like a bug... I feel like a combination of Betty Boop, Marilyn Monroe, and a five year old... It's probably hurt me in my career, but mostly it's been a blessing. It's unique... I'm never going to be a sex call operator." Kristin Chenoweth on her unique voice.


20th January 2015

Quote: "My biggest regret in life is that I never met Madeline Kahn and Leonard Bernstein, that's the two people I would have loved to have met. I'm hoping she's proud of me." Kristin Chenoweth hopes her idol approves of her performance in the new Broadway revival of the late actress' hit musical On The Twentieth Century. Kahn, who died from cancer in 1999, originated the role of Lily Garland when the play debuted on the Great White Way in 1978.


20th January 2015

Quote: "We have the same birthday, and I don't know what it is, but we completely connected. I think because I have a very strong work ethic and so does Jennifer, and so there's a respect and love there. I love her." Actress Kristin Chenoweth had a great time co-starring with Jennifer Lopez in new thriller The Boy Next Door.


4th December 2014

Quote: "I have to actually leave the room when I sing, because she hates my singing so much. I try to tell her that people pay money to hear mummy sing - she doesn't care." Actress Kristin Chenoweth's pet pooch, Madeline Kahn, isn't a fan of the Tony Award winner's singing.


15th September 2014

Fact: Singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth paid tribute to late Tv veteran Joan Rivers by performing her song Borrowed Angels on The View on Monday (15Sep14). The tribute was accompanied by a montage of Rivers' big career moments and hosts Whoopi Goldberg and ROSIE O'DONNELL showcased a video of her many appearances on the daytime talk show. Rivers passed away earlier this month (Sep14).


8th August 2014

Fact: Actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth has been fitted with a neck brace after a chronic neck injury recently left her unable to move freely. The Glee star tweeted about her disability when she was hospitalised earlier this week (begs04Aug14), but she has since bounced back and was photographed with the new accessory as she arrived to catch a flight from Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday (07Aug14).


11th April 2014

Quote: "I'm constantly listening to cast albums and planning new arrangements - I'd love to work with Jay Z." Actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth is eager to collaborate with the rap icon.


1st November 2013

Fact: Actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth has become the latest star to sport a pixie cut - the blonde beauty chopped off her long locks and debuted her new look as she left a hair salon in Los Angeles on Thursday (31Oct13). Pamela Anderson also recently adopted the short crop, while Charlize Theron and Miley Cyrus have been rocking similar hairstyles for some time.


25th October 2013

Fact: Actress Kristin Chenoweth banked $3,000 (£2,000) for breast cancer awareness charities this week (22Oct13) after facing her food fears during an appearance on America's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. The petite star, a self-confessed picky eater, forced down a bite of blood pudding and a spoonful of Scottish delicacy haggis to earn the cash, but visibly struggled to keep the food down as she squirmed throughout the remainder of her segment.


8th October 2013

Fact: Singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth teamed up with the mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana for an unlikely duet on Saturday (05Oct13) as she helped to relaunch an historic venue in the city. The former Glee star headlined a special show at the Saenger Theatre to celebrate the building's grand reopening, eight years after it was seriously damaged by Hurricane Katrina, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu hit the stage to perform Do You Hear the People Sing! from Les Miserables with the star.


18th September 2013

Tweet: "My twitter has been hacked! But this is the real me! I have Nothing to do with burning stomach fat. Haha". Actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth suffers a security breach after diet advertisements popped up on her social networking page.


20th June 2013

Fact: Kirstie Alley's new U.S. Tv sitcom is packing on the girl power - Cloris Leachman, Kristin Chenoweth and Kristen Johnston are joining the cast.


28th May 2013

Quote: "Just met my godsons. George and Everett. Love. Them. So." Kristin Chenoweth ‏gushes about Chely Wright's newborn twin sons after visiting the babies on Monday (27May13). The country singer gave birth on 18 May (13), two months before her due date.


23rd April 2013

Quote: "I get given a lot of grief because I'm petite and I go, 'Oh my gosh. I have a belly.' And people go, 'Are you high? Are you crazy? Do you have a problem?' I don't have a problem. I'm a woman. If I wear too tight jeans, I have a muffin top. If I eat dessert, I feel it. It doesn't matter your size. It's just how it is." Singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth struggles to maintain a trim waistline, despite being a petite 4-foot, 11-inches (1.49 metres).


14th February 2013

Tweet: "My Valentines Day wish? That all the gays can get married if they want! Because i have that right. They should too!" Actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth hopes for the legalisation of same sex marriage across the U.S.


11th December 2011

Tweet: "I cannot kick this darned bornchitis (sic)! Its (sic) been a month!!! Wt (what the) heck???" Singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth is still struggling to beat the lung condition after falling ill earlier this month (Dec11).


13th September 2011

Fact: Glee star Kristin Chenoweth will make a triumphant return to Broadway - the Tony Award winner is set to revive the musical On the Twentieth Century, which last hit the New York stage in 1978.


15th June 2011

Quote: "I'd like to do it with a partner. I'd like to do it when I get married, but if that doesn't happen and I still feel that desire, I would definitely consider adopting. Absolutely." Glee star Kristin Chenoweth, 42, is open to being a single mum if she doesn't settle down soon.


28th April 2011

Quote: "I need to sleep on an incline because I have an inner ear disease and I also have a neck brace... and I also wear a mouthpiece, so that might be why I'm single... It's so embarrassing." Actress Kristin Chenoweth admits she's not attractive in the bedroom.


23rd March 2011

Tweet: "Going in to work on Glee!" Kristin Chenoweth reveals to fans that she's landed another appearance on the hit U.S. show.


16th September 2010

Fact: MARY J. BLIGE, actresses Kristin Chenoweth and Kelly Rutherford, Iman and radio DJ Howard Stern's TV host wife Beth Ostrosky have been named among the 25 Most Stylish New Yorkers by Us Weekly magazine.


29th April 2010

Quote: "If he took off his shirt I could do my laundry on his abs." Kristin Chenoweth is a big fan of her GLEE co-star Matthew Morrison's washboard stomach.


16th January 2010

Fact: Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth opened Friday's Critics Choice Movie Awards by teaming up with Quentin Tarantino to recreate his theatre fire blaze in INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS. Instead of taking on the Nazis, she took aim at the critics. She then performed a song and dance number, namechecking the stars and the year's top films, dressed up like Kate Hudson's journalist-turned-go-go dancer character in Nine.


27th September 2009

Quote: "I had decided on a very short dress, and one that you couldn't wear underwear. So obviously I was very nervous about getting up out of my seat." Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth was not expecting to land the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy prize last weekend (20Sep09) after going commando for the ceremony. She won the accolade for her role in cancelled TV show PUSHING DAISIES.


21st September 2009

Fact: Emmy nominees Amy Poehler, Jane Krakowski, Elizabeth Perkins, Kristen Wiig and Vanessa Williams were eyeing the prize for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy before Kristin Chenoweth took home the award on Sunday (20Sep09). The ladies donned eye patches, opera glasses and goofy spectacles as their names were called before Chenoweth won for PUSHING DAISIES.


27th July 2009

Quote: "I can't believe the show is gone. I'm still in a little bit of mourning over it. People say to me all the time, 'It's just entertainment. Is it so important? Are awards shows? TV shows?' I say, 'Yes, because it takes you away from reality for an hour'." Actress Kristin Chenoweth is still upset after her drama series PUSHING DAISIES was cancelled.


24th December 2008

Quote: "All I want is to be with my family and the people that I love, be with my niece and nephew. I don't really want any gifts, I just want to be together." Kristin Chenoweth on her Christmas wishes.


17th December 2007

Fact: Former The West Wing star Kristin Chenoweth is set to become the latest U.S. star to hit the London stage - she'll front the English National Opera's West End production of CANDIDE next summer (08). The actress played the part of Cunegonde - the same role she'll play in London - for a 2004 concert production with the New York Philharmonic.


19th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I said to her, 'You know what? Unless you're going to take me to dinner and a movie, that's as far as this is going.'" THE WEST WING star Kristin Chenoweth on kissing Annette Bening in new movie RUNNING WITH SCISSORS. </p>


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